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[Africa] Rwanda ranked least EAC country on death attributable to tobacco

Kigali: Research findings from the 2012 study indicate that, 7.5% of the Rwandan population are tobacco consumers a fact that ranks Rwanda the least tobacco consumer compared to other EAC countries ... The proportion of death attributable to tobacco vari
Rwanda News Agency (rw)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:39
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[Africa] Cigarettes in Zambia

Key Findings - BAT Zambia controls most of the market with 89.6% share as of 2015. - Of the Zambian population, 12.2% smoke, as of 2014, which is relatIvely high for an African nation. - Cigarette production ceased in 2007 and the market is served who
PR Newswire
added Nov 26, 2016 01:28
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[Africa, Kenya, Tanzania] Nairobi protests Dar demand on tobacco

Kenya complains that Tanzania demands that 75 per cent of the inputs into tobacco exports must be from the exporting state, contrary to the EAC Treaty. In the revised rules, the value threshold has been lowered from 35 per cent to 30 per cent on local im
East African Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:11
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[Africa, Tanzania] China interested in local tobacco

TANZANIA is contemplating selling its Tobacco produce to China but cautioned producers over a likely price drop of the traditional crop which constitutes 40 percent of the total export earnings.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:53
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Broken hearts, tension and anger at the tobacco auction floors

TENSION was high at various tobacco auction floors in Harare last week where angry growers said they were being cheated by unscrupulous buyers.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:12
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Prices firmer as tobacco actions start

THE 2014 tobacco marketing season opened on Wednesday with the with the first bale selling at US$4,85 dollars per kilogramme, 35 cents more than the US$4,50 dollars offered last year. The price had started at $6,75 before going down to $4,85 dollars afte
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:29
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[Mozambique] Universal Corporation Announces Expansion in Africa

announced today that the Company has approved several new capital projects in Africa which will increase and enhance the Company's infrastructure in that region. Universal currently operates in six African nations. The largest of the new projects is in Mo
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:28
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:33
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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[Africa] Rwanda to draft tobacco control law

Rwandan Health Minister Agnes Binagwaho said Wednesday the government was drawing up a tobacco consumption code to protect both smokers and nonsmokers from the effects of smoking. Speaking on the sidelines of an international conference on fighting toba
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 7, 2013 13:07
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